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extrovert (plural extroverts)
- (informal psychology) An extroverted person: one who is outgoing, sociable, and concerned with outer affairs.
- 1918 April, Phyllis Blanchard, “A Psycho-Analytic Study of August Comte”, in American Journal of Psychology, page 163:
- In order to understand the marked contract between Comte's mental attitude during his early years and that of his later life, we must keep in mind Jung's hypothesis of the two psychological types, the introvert and extrovert,—the thinking type and the feeling type.
- 1981, William Irwin Thompson, The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light: Mythology, Sexuality and the Origins of Culture, London: Rider/Hutchinson & Co., page 201:
- He cannot find the fabled boatman, but he does come across the two stone images that belong to the boatman, and in rage and frustration, the great heroic extrovert, the man who is used to acting out whatever he feels inside, smashes the stones.
one who is outgoing, sociable
- (transitive) To turn or thrust outwards.
- 1671, John Webster, Metallographia, page 197:
- The external and combustible Sulphur... is... protruded and extroverted.
- “extrovert, v.”, in OED Online , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, 1894.
- “extrovert, n. (and adj.).”, in OED Online , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, 1933.
- Scott Barry Kaufman, "The Difference between ExtrAversion and ExtrOversion", Beautiful Minds, Scientific American, Springer Nature America, 2015.
extrovert m anim (feminine extrovertka)
Declension of extrovert (hard masculine animate)
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extrovert (not comparable)
|Inflection of extrovert|
|1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.|
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic